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Time-Division Multiplexing

  • David R. Smith

Abstract

  • Explains the basis of multichannel digital communications systems: time-division multiplexing (TDM)

  • Describes the techniques and performance of TDM frame synchronization

  • Discusses the multiplexing of asynchronous signals by means of pulse stuffing

  • Summarizes national and international standards that apply to different digital multiplex hierarchies

  • Describes the multiplex equipment specified by these digital hierarchies

  • Considers statistical multiplexing for voice and data transmission

  • Summarizes essential TDM design and performance considerations

Keywords

Time Slot Search Mode Channel Bank Statistical Multiplex Frame Synchronization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David R. Smith
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceGeorge Washington UniversityUSA

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